The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 35 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.41% 2.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 0
Median daily rate £415 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
358 123 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.76% 99.19% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 44 50
Median daily rate £415 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
Median hourly rate £25.12 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.01% +74.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Shropshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Shropshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -13 19 £415 -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 31 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (96.77%) MongoDB
2 30 (96.77%) Scala
2 30 (96.77%) Java
3 29 (93.55%) Open Source
4 27 (87.10%) Play Framework
5 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (74.19%) Docker
6 23 (74.19%) Microservices
6 23 (74.19%) XML
6 23 (74.19%) JSON
6 23 (74.19%) Puppet
7 20 (64.52%) REST
7 20 (64.52%) Selenium
7 20 (64.52%) Spring
7 20 (64.52%) Unix
7 20 (64.52%) J2SE
7 20 (64.52%) webMethods
7 20 (64.52%) SQL
7 20 (64.52%) J2EE
7 20 (64.52%) WebLogic
7 20 (64.52%) SOAP
7 20 (64.52%) Linux
8 18 (58.06%) Hibernate
9 16 (51.61%) Adobe
10 12 (38.71%) WebLogic Portal
11 11 (35.48%) Google
11 11 (35.48%) IntelliJ
11 11 (35.48%) CSS

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (64.52%) WebLogic
2 12 (38.71%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (25.81%) Apache
3 8 (25.81%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (32.26%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (32.26%) Google App Engine
1 10 (32.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) HTTP
1 8 (25.81%) SSL
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (96.77%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Selenium
2 11 (35.48%) IntelliJ
3 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
3 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.81%) JUnit
4 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Gatling
5 1 (3.23%) Grunt
5 1 (3.23%) gulp
5 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.23%) Sublime Text
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) Play Framework
2 23 (74.19%) JSON
2 23 (74.19%) XML
3 20 (64.52%) J2EE
3 20 (64.52%) J2SE
3 20 (64.52%) REST
3 20 (64.52%) SOAP
3 20 (64.52%) Spring
4 18 (58.06%) Hibernate
5 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 8 (25.81%) EJB
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) Node.js
7 1 (3.23%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
1 20 (64.52%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) DevOps
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (93.55%) Open Source
3 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (74.19%) Microservices
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
1 30 (96.77%) Scala
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Haskell
4 1 (3.23%) Groovy
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (74.19%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Grafana
2 1 (3.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) webMethods
2 16 (51.61%) Adobe
3 11 (35.48%) Google